Ms. Justin is the Owner/Director of Bricks4Kidz St. Louis-Kirkwood. Beginning her career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Ms. Justin had a passion for professional education. She served as a national instructor with KPMG, a teaching assistant with the Finance and Accounting Department of the University of Maryland University College, as well as a professional coach. As the mother of two young boys, Ms. Justin decided to merge her passion for on-the-job education with her love of children, and opened Bricks 4 Kidz – St. Louis – Kirkwood in the spring of 2012. Ms. Justin has a B.S.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh and is a licensed CPA in the state of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Love began her teaching career at a nuclear generating facility, training technical staff in plant systems, fundamentals, and safety. Her love of children eventually lead her to childhood education as a day care teaching assistant and Sunday school teacher. Her passion for teaching gives her an instant connection with students, as she communicates the technical intricacies of the Bricks 4 Kidz curriculum. Ms. Love has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.
With more than 25 years of teaching experience, Mr. Kaye has devoted his entire career to the needs of special education students. Having been as a tutor, teacher, and dean of students at various educational institutions, Mr. Kaye is highly attuned to the educational and personal needs of every student he instructs. He has a B.A. in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Special Education from the University of Missouri – St. Louis, as well as a teacher’s certificate in special education.
For more than 20 years, Ms. Robertson has been involved in various aspects of education. Specializing in early education, she has taught preschool and kindergarten, as well as worked as a district-wide administrative coordinator for a regional preschool program. In addition to teaching Bricks 4 Kidz, Ms. Robertson also tutors with Kumon Learning Centers, and has spoken extensively about early education and development at various educator conferences. Ms. Robertson has Masters in Education from The University of Missouri – Saint Louis.
With more than 12 years of experience in elementary education, Mr. Parker has worked with a wide range of grades focusing on science, math, technology, and communications. He currently teaches 3rd, 4th, 7th, and 8th grades at El Manara Academy. Mr. Parker has a B.S. in Elementary Education from McKendree University, a B.S. in Philosophy from St. Louis University, as well as an M.S. in Education from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
Gus Justin, PhD
Dr. Justin serves as a technical consultant for Bricks 4 Kidz – St. Louis – Kirkwood, assisting with curriculum development. His experience in various engineering disciplines, statistics, and technology serve to augment the educational benefits of the Bricks 4 Kidz program and curriculum. Dr. Justin has a BS in Neuroscience and an MS and PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
Thomas Crockett – Mr. Crockett is a student at Truman State University pursuing a degree in Education and History.
Paul Lieser – Mr. Lieser is a student at St. Louis University High School and a LEGO enthusiast.